Hmm, what is it with dogs of late?
I was at Wyperfeld at Easter, and a 4WD club came through with a dozen
vehicles - and a dog. The ranger came past a few times during their
one-night stay, and the dog mysteriously disappeared whenever he
approached, so they presumably knew of the prohibition.
On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 1:34 PM, Sonja Ross <> wrote:
> Hi Debbie,
> I've seen people with at least 3 big dogs walking along the "beach road",
> well inside the plant in the past but there is no-where that I know of to
> report it. At least they weren't shooters, but the dogs jumped in close to
> where an Australasian Bittern had been reported in the previous few days.
> More recently, I was taking two visiting Canadians around the plant, and came
> up to a parked car at the entry to the Western Lagoons. We drove along the
> road nearest the Spit, and came to a girl with two dogs off leash. I asked
> her if she was aware she shouldn't be there, and she she said"NO"! I
> explained about Orange-bellied Parrots and asked her to leave and she did. I
> realise it is a long shot, but I do wonder if it would be worth Melbourne
> Water putting no dogs allowed on some of the gates - not that everyone would
> comply, but some might.
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